Congratulations to Ben for winning America's Toughest Jobs!
Status: WINNER OF AMERICA'S TOUGHEST JOBS!
Hometown: Boston, MA
Current Occupation: Carpenter
Past Jobs: Furniture repairman, heavy machine operator, construction worker, basement water proofer
Dream Job: I'd like to make a difference in people's lives.
Why do you want to be on ATJ? I'd like to show everybody that despite the way I look, that's not who I am. I am a hardworking, responsible guy.
Why do you think you can win ATJ? These guys are gonna be big tourists. To me, it's gonna be another day at the office.
What are your strengths? I'm very good with my hands. I'm very good at catching things with my hands.
Weaknesses? I'm really bad with money. I just like to spend it all and I don't like to think much about it.
What are your best qualities? Loyalty to my friends and family. I'm the type of guy you can call up at two in the morning with a problem, and I just get up, no questions asked.
Worst? I definitely have a tendency to be a smartass.
What are your biggest fears? Sharks, drowning, germs.
Other interesting characteristics: 3 ft. dreads, travels/hitchhikes across the country, doesn't consider himself a hippie.
Meet Ben, watch now!